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US Government Fails to Meet its Own Standards for Detaining Immigrants

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A study based on inspection of reports of dozens of facilities by Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the American Bar Association and the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees between 2001 and 2005 and recently released shows that the US government has failed to meet its own standards for detaining immigrants, such that immigrants have limited access to phones, mail, and law libraries, in violation of set federal standards.

Immigration advocates recommend that detention standards should be legally binding on the government.

For the recent article in NY Times see here: Immigration Detention Violation Standards

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Written by MithrasLaw

July 29, 2009 at 7:20 pm

Posted in Immigration

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